Started in the wallcovering business as a paperhanger in 1987.
Specialties include: Murals, unique and challenging wallcoverings, and restoration.
Member of the National Guild of Professional Paperhangers, (NGPP), since 1991, (http://www.ngpp.org/).
Nationally Certified Paperhanger, Certified by the NGPP.
President and founder of the San Diego Chapter of the
National Guild of Professional Paperhangers, (firstname.lastname@example.org), since May 2, 1998.
Workshop presenter on Double Cutting, Mural Installation, Substrates and The Three P's of Paperhanging at the NGPP annual conventions 2002, 2003, 2004 2007 and 2013.
Educational Seminar presenter on Wallcovering at the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, (PDCA), annual conventions 2002, 2004.
Certified for use of Personnel Lifts, Scissors Lifts, Genie Booms and Denka Lifts.
Certified installer for Maya Romanoff Surface Coverings, (http://www.mayaromanoff.com/), and Weathered Stone Wallcoverings, (http://www.weathered-stone.com/).
Preferred installer for Stoney Brook Wallcovering, (http://www.stoneybrookpaper.com/), Len-Tex Corporation, (http://www.lentexcorp.com/), Roos International Ltd. Wallcovering, (http://www.roosintl.com/), Bradbury & Bradbury Art Wallpapers, (http://www.bradbury.com/), Thibaut Wallpaper, (www.thibautdesign.com/), Weitzner Limited, (http://www.weitznerlimited.com/), Vahallan Wallpaper, (http://www.vahallan.com/), 4walls.com Wallcovering, (http://www.4walls.com/4walls/index.php), to list a few.
Certified Paperhanger for installation in Olympic Gold Medalist, Shaun White's house. Seen on CBS's "60 Minutes" News Magazine in a story entitled "Shaun White: White Hot", aired on January 31, 2010, (http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6160183n&tag=api). Wallcovering is installed around fireplace where Olympic Gold Medal and X-Game Medals are seen, through glass panel door and on ceiling in entry and living room area.
Wallcovering Installer for ABC's
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in Encinitas, California, see these links: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0773380/
Wallcovering Installer for
Presidential Library, installed murals shown on Presidential Libraries:
History Uncovered, on CSPAN, see the link
to the program: http://www.cspan.org/PresidentialLibraries/president.aspx?ID=41&Program=TV#Player
Featured on KBTX for digitally printed mural installations, see link: http://www.kbtx.com/bushlibrary/headlines/8905997.html#
Featured on ABC's San Diego channel KGTV 10, covering the proper installation of wallcovering in a residence.
Magazine & Newspaper Coverage
Work on the cover of the San Diego Decorating Magazine in May 1993 for restoration of the Map Room, in the
historic, Klauber House on Bankers Hill in San Diego, California. Articles in
the San Diego Decorating Magazine and
San Diego Home/Garden Magazine
for work done in the 20th Designer Showcase Home in May 1993.
Articles in the San Diego
Decorating Magazine for work done in the
Designer Showcase Homes in May 1994 and 1995.
Article in the American
Painting Contractor Magazine in 2005 for
Top Job awarded installation in a residential entertainment room installed with
hand painted canvas murals.
Wallcovering Contractor installing wallcovering in four rooms in actress Eva
Longorias home for the Wallcoverings Association in Los Angeles, California,
featured in InStyle
Home Magazine, Fall/Winter 2005 Edition.
Featured in DECO Magazine, February/March 2009 Edition, in an article
entitled Residential Design. Featured in DECO Magazine, Winter 2010 Edition, in an article entitled Innovations in Commercial Wallcovering, (see articles on Wallcovering Articles page).
Articles in the American Painting Contractor and DECO
Magazines for Winning Walls With Wallcovering winning entries in 2002, 2004,
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.
Los Angeles Times Article,
A Wrinkle in Time, on the front page of the Home Section published May 1, 2008.
Installation of hand painted mural on canvas on a ceiling, see links of photos from article: http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm.0501.moriarty-pg,0,1999572.photogallery
San Diego Magazine, January 2009, "Luxe on the Lanai." Custom Wallcovering installation by Michael Baughman, C.P. See the link for the article and photos: http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/media/San-Diego-Magazine/January-2009/Luxe-on-the-Lanai/